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A Summery Pool Cabana on Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Here’s a DIY project that takes ‘tropical vibes’ to a whole new level.

With spring just around the corner, now’s the time to get your backyard inspo on ahead of summer.

In the Northern Beaches of Sydney set against a backdrop of palm trees, our customer, France wanted an extension to their home that felt cohesive and calm.

Not only did the family require a pool house for the hotter summer months but also a space to serve as a teenage retreat for their daughter to work, hang out and be creative.

The addition of our Melwood Mod 23 Cabana to their backyard was the perfect fit.

Entertaining guests poolside, stoking up the outdoor firepit or serving tropical drinks from their cabana mini bar – a Melwood was certainly a top choice for their backyard oasis.

‘Gifted’ to France’s daughter as her own private space during the off-season, the versatile cabana would effectively suit the recreational needs of the entire family.

“We decided to add a cabana on our backyard to give our daughter her own space to work, hang out and be creative”

Painted in matching colours to be consistent with the house façade, France’s ‘Hamptons’ cabana featured cedar vertical cladding in mint, coupled with white architraves to the windows and doors to give a coastal resort-like feel.

Internally, a mini bar area for hot and cold beverages, a daybed for lazy naps as well as a quiet sitting area meant this peaceful garden retreat would get plenty of use all-year round.

Why fly to Bali when you can holiday in your own backyard and enjoy a relaxing staycation?

Scroll down to take a closer look at the beautiful space she has created!

The Pool Cabana is the Melwood Mod No.23 – which measures 7.2m x 3.2m

France’s Pool Cabana is the Mod No.23 – which measures 7.2m x 3.2m

Click here to see the other sizes that the Mod Design comes in. 

The Pool Cabana (left) has been painted to match the house – making it look like a natural extension of the home!
Delivery Day – the Melwood arrived on a truck, ready to be assembled.
Tropical Oasis – the studio is the perfect spot to relax, and creates a resort-feel at home.

Adding a pool cabana to your backyard is a sure-fire way to get more use out of your pool.

Another benefit? The inside space is useful in the cooler months – as a home office, teen retreat or studio – so it’s a win-win.

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The weatherboard cladding brings a Hampton’s style look to the studio
A paved fire-pit area beside the studio creates a cozy space for cool nights under the stars
Looking into the studio from the deck
Holiday in your own backyard with a resort-style Pool Cabana
Inside: The mini-bar is perfect for a girls’ night in – or brewing a cuppa whilst working from home!

Inspired? Here’s how to get your own Pool Cabana & transform your backyard

A custom-made Pool Cabana is the perfect starting point to creating more space for your family.

Adding a Melwood to your property is quicker & easier than most people realise. We’re ready to show you just how easy it is.

Click here to download our brochure and get your project started.

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